Top 20 Innovation Articles of June 2015

Drum roll please… At the beginning of each month we will profile the twenty posts from the previous month that generated the most traffic to Innovation Excellence. We also publish a weekly Top 10 as part of our free Innovation Excellence Weekly magazine and email newsletter. Did your favorite make the cut? Continue reading

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Maybe as companies grow, and especially when they become public, they simply cannot be creative anymore? The regulatory requirements associated with being a public company, and the liability considerations of having “deep pockets” alone might prevent the company from creating an environment supporting creativity. Continue reading

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Overall, it is forecasted that 350 jobs will be created over 3-5 years as a result of the program, along with an average per project revenue growth of $10 Million. Continue reading

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culture knocks out strategy

Many companies have a huge gap between their culture and strategy — a problem that only gets bigger in larger companies, especially when they are in transition. Management at all of these companies have a common reflex: Scream louder about goals and policies as the gap between culture and strategy widens. Continue reading

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Top Innovation Thinkers – Time to Cast Your Vote!

Every two years, Thinkers50 produces the world’s most prestigious ranking of management thinkers. And 8 thinkers are honored with Distinguished Achievement Awards. Congratulations to co-founders Rowan Gibson and Braden Kelley for being nominated for the 2015 Thinker50 awards. Here’s how to cast your vote! Continue reading

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Mutual Capitalism – Your Next Innovation Strategy

Cedric Bachellerie explores how looking at strategy through the lens of competition may actually undermine the innovation potential of your company and that an alternative approach based on mutualism opens the door to greater possibilities. Continue reading

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If you’ve ever received a lollipop after an unpleasant visit to the doctor, or received a gold star in Kindergarten for good behavior, then you’re already familiar with the concept of gamification. On its face, it can be considered complex and unapproachable, but in fact, its basic premise has been around longer than we think. Continue reading

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